6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki itinerary planner.

Athens, Greece to Helsinki is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Athens in December, things will get much colder in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Napapiirin Porofarmi, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, see Santa Claus Office, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and finally get in on the family fun at Moomin Snowcastle. Keep things going the next day: stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then get engrossed in the history at Rovaniemi Local History Museum, and finally hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi travel planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between -6°C and -13°C. On the 2nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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